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  • The Book of Esther: Providence of Connection

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    If the book of Esther could turn into a modern day movie the title could be called “Providence of Connection”. Why? Because it is shed’s light of how God’s chosen people were given retribution through Him by His divine protection from their enemies. The leading topic of Esther is deliverance of the Jews by Queen Esther. To describe Queen Esther let’s begin with her roots. She is a Jewish descendent whose cousin Mordecai raised her as his very own daughter. Her Jewish name was Hadassah. She was a

  • John Spencer's Philosophy

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    I propose to write a monograph about John Spencer (1630-93), a most remarkable scholar who rose to become master of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge (1667) and University Preacher. Spencer discovered, more sharply than his contemporaries, the laws of religious evolution. It was during the seventeenth-century transformation of discourse on religion, when a handful of scholars, both Catholic and Protestant, recognized, in distinct ways and from distinct perspectives, the multiplicity of observable

  • Analysis of The Revolt of Mother

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    she was in servitude to the Lords will and this led her, in the end, to hold power over her husband. The religious overtones start with the title of the story, “The Revolt of ‘Mother.’” The name ‘Mother’ in many stories is used to relate to a divine or spiritual woman. It could be a direct reference to Mother Mary, but in the context of this story it is just meant to signify her clarity with what the Lord wants her to do. The word ‘Revolt’ also has religious significance when related with that

  • Hamlet and Oedipus: Free Will versus Fate

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    For ages, man has sought to be in command of his life. The common debate is whether we, as human beings, have free will or if a divine force, sometimes referred to as fate, determines our destiny. Though the two plays, Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Sophocles’s Oedipus were written in two different eras, these two ideas are common between them. Although Hamlet and Oedipus both strive to be in control of their lives, Oedipus refuses to accept his destiny and therefore unknowingly fulfills

  • Manifest Destiny Essay

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    The belief was that the United States’ expansion was a divine happening and the rights of all other races were disregarded. Manifest destiny was the expansion of the white Anglo-Saxon race influencing events such as wars and resulting in white supremacy. The white population believed they had the “God given”

  • Odepius Rex Demonstrates Success Leads to Folly

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    his fate) there is a sense of wilful defiance in the face of the omniscient gods. The sane voice of the Chorus sheds light on the people’s fear and awe of the gods. And what of those who foolishly question prophets and fate? As we see in Jocasta, providence does not provide. Certainly, the success of humanist endeavour is celebrated in Oedipus the King, but by the end of the play readers are aware that the overarching message Sophocles imparts is not one of arrogance, but humbleness in light of powers

  • The Manifest Destiny: The Era Of Good Feeling

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    common system of principles across every area between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the early United States. The concept of American expansion was not a new thought. Years ago, many Europeans had also shared a similar understanding, claiming a divine right to obtain new lands as their own to tame. “A Plea for Compromise” Robert C. Winthrop recalls, “Spain and Portugal, we all know, in the early part of the sixteenth century, laid claim to the jurisdiction of this whole northern continent of America”

  • An Assessment on Declarations of Independence

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    in things guys major in. This is like the women’s right movement, another DoI. Sandra forces herself into independency by wanting to prove her father wrong. And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor.

  • The Strength of the Rule of Law in the United States

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    created. Today our strength derives from the heroic historic documents and from the principle of the law. For more than two centuries, the rule of law has served for generations. Before America was born, men and women were ruled by kings who claimed divine right to rule and changed the laws to satisfy their own personal whims. It was considered a tragedy by our founding fathers who had dreamt of a nation on the Rule of Laws. Humanity lived under iron rule of one form of king or another for thousands

  • Fate in Beowulf

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    Fate in Beowulf A Twist of Fate for the Great Hero Beowulf Fate seems to be an ongoing theme in the works of Boethius and Beowulf. Whether it is a belief of Christian providence or pagan fatalism, the writers of these works are strongly moved by the concept of fate and how it affects the twists and turns of a person’s life. Fate is most often seen as the course of events in a person’s life that leads them to inevitable death at some time or another. Throughout the poem Beowulf, the characters